Recent appointments

Fall 2012

Professor Mohamed Meguid

Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics Professor Mohamed Meguid has been named Associate Dean (Undergraduate Education), succeeding Professor Subhasis Ghoshal, who is returning to teaching and research after six years as an associate dean.

A graduate of Cairo-Azhar University and the University of Western Ontario, Professor Meguid’s specialization is geotechnical engineering. Prior to his appointment he was Associate Chair of the Department of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics. He joined McGill in 2004.

Chemical Engineering Professor Sylvain Coulombe has been named his department’s new chair, succeeding Professor Dimitrios Berk, who served eight years in the post.

A graduate of Université de Sherbrooke and McGill, Professor Coulombe worked as a Senior Research Scientist at General Electric Global Research & Development (USA) before joining McGill in 2001. He is a registered engineer and winner of the 2010 Carrie M. Derick Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Supervision.

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